Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Singapore (SG)
04 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university ( that is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media ( is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme.

The Department also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, and the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme. It has research concentrations in media psychology, health communication and cultural studies. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 32 full-time faculty, 12 part-time instructors, and 760 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Communications and New Media at National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applicants for the following positions to begin full-time in January 2020.


Candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: new media and mobility; cultural studies in Asia; cultural theory and materialist cultural studies; critical software studies and network theory; games and e-sports theory; race, gender and sexuality studies in Asia; critical creative industry and policy studies; Asian film and digital heritage studies; digital ethnography and qualitative research methods.

This is a full-time position for 2 years. The incumbent is expected to teach 2 modules per year (50%); advance their research by publishing top-tier journal articles and/or turning their thesis into a monograph; developing their new postdoctoral project, and; contribute to curriculum development in cultural and media studies. The anticipated start date is 1 January 2020 prior to the beginning of the semester in January 2020.

Qualifications: PhD in Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline by date of appointment; evidence of successful teaching.

Interested parties must submit the following documents via academic jobs online (, in an email clearly indicating the position title they are applying for. Detailed application instructions can be found via

Application deadline: 15 November 2019

For full consideration, please submit a complete application. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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